Flame robin (Petroica phoenicea)

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Male flame robin
IUCN Red List species status – Near Threatened NEAR
THREATENED

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  • The flame robin is a small passerine found only in southern Australia.
  • Flame robins can usually be seen in pairs during the breeding season in spring and summer. 
  • Flame robins are the only robins to form flocks in winter.
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Flame robin description

KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassAves
OrderPasseriformes
FamilyPetroicidae
GenusPetroica (1)

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Flame robin status

Classified as Near Threatened (NT) on the IUCN Red List (1).

IUCN Red List species status – Near Threatened

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References

  1. IUCN Red List (October, 2010)
    http://www.iucnredlist.org
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Male flame robin  
Male flame robin

© Kathie Atkinson

Kathie Atkinson
Wildlife Photographer
PO Box 1583
Bowral NSW 2576
Australia
atkinson@hinet.net.au
http://kathieatkinson.com

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